pregnancy

Preconception and Pregnancy Health 

Pregnancy places many demands on a woman’s body. Ensuring you are as healthy as possible in the preconception period can help with conception, reduce the risk of issues arising during your pregnancy and assist your recovery from birth.

We explore the recommendations for weight gain during pregnancy

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Pregnant women are routinely warned about Listeria but what is the real risk of this bacteria?

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This booklet aims provides a brief, easy to read introduction to depression during pregnancy (antenatal depression) or following childbirth (postnatal depression).

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Question: I have just had a baby and developed haemorrhoids during pregnancy. They are really painful, especially when I sit to breastfeed.

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I had a baby four months ago and I have started back at the gym but I have been experiencing a small amount of bladder leakage which is embarrassing. I started wearing pads to the gym but want to know if things will improve?

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Whether travelling for work, a destination wedding or a babymoon, pregnant women should consider these factors before packing their bags.

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 vietnamese-lotus

This page provides a practical guide to nutrition, exercise and feeling good when you are pregnant or a new mum.

The information on this page was developed after women of Vietnamese heritage living in Brisbane were asked about how they look after themselves when they are pregnant and have a new baby.

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Question: I am 7 weeks pregnant and experienced a small bleed. My doctor ordered a series of blood tests to measure my hCG levels. What is a hCG level and what number should my level be?

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